Sunday, May 17, 2009

More Book Buying

So we went back to Borders today to get some more books. We wanted to take advantage of the sale and to get a $10 gift card for purchases over $50. I decided to pick up 3 more series > 20th Century Boys (1 & 2), 07-Ghost (1 & 2) and Dance in the Vampire Bund (1 - 3).

20th Century Boys
Creator / Artist: Naoki Urasawa
Publisher: Viz Media
Back of Issue 1: Humanity, having faced extinction at the end of the 20th century, would not have entered the new millennium if it weren't for them. In 1969, during their youth, they created a symbol. In 1997, as the coming disaster slowly starts to unfold, that the symbol returns. This is the story of a gang of boys who try to save the world.

Failed rock musician Kenji's memories of his past come rushing back when one of his childhood friends mysteriously commits suicide. Could this new death be related to the rise of a bizarre new cult that's been implicated in several other murders and disappearances? Determined to dig deeper, Kenji reunites with some of his old buddies in the hope of learning the truth behind it all.

Creator / Artist: Yuki Amemiya & Yukino Ichihara
Publisher: Go Comi
Back of Issue 1: Teased unmercifully for his past as an orphan and a slave, Teito has only one best friend Mikageto ease his days at the Elite Barsburg Academy - and his mastery of the magical art of Zaiphon! But even that will not save him when he dicovers a horrifying secret behind the ruling empire. Trapped in n ancient battle between a wicked God and Seven Ghosts. guided by three mysterious priests. Teito discovers a power that could save the world . . . and shed light on his own mysterious past.

Dance in the Vampire Bund
Creator / Artist: Nozomu Tamaki
Publisher: Seven Seas
Back of Issue 1: After millennia in hiding, Mina Tepes, the Princess of the ancient covenant and ruler of all vampires, wants change. Using the vast wealth of the Tepes line, she has paid off the entire gross national debt of Japan and in so doing, gained the authority to create a "special district" off the coast of Japan that is to become the future haven to vampires the world over! Now, on the eve of the landmark press conference announcing the existence of vampires to the world, terrorists and rival fractions plot to assassinate Mina before she has a chance to make her world-changing announcement!

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